Nuclear physical Security Engineer (PPS) in Ottawa, Canada at Naurex Group

Date Posted: 4/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) discipline.
  • Systems Design, Systems Architecture, Systems Integration, N2 Analysis, Trade Studies
  • Fundamentals of physical protection systems
  • General knowledge of multiple engineering disciplines: Safety, Nuclear Hardness, Nuclear Surety, Material Science, Environmental, Parts and Logistics, etc
  • Failure Modes, Effects, and Criticality Analysis

SKILLS (Technical and functional competence)

  • Experience working with Hardware and/or Software requirement
  • Ensure compliance with statutory regulations and organizational QSE requirements.
  • Identify possible impacts and interactions with other related disciplines.
  • Identify safety hazards.
  • Interpret and apply results from probabilistic and deterministic safety analysis.
  • Use and interpret engineering data and technical documentation.

COMPETENCE (Attitude, behavioral and personal competence)

  • Accuracy.
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Independence.
  • Stress tolerance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Problem solving.
  • Conscientiousness.
  • Team working.
  • Planning, organizing, allocating and prioritizing tasks


Engineering specialist who provides solutions to physical protection system (PPS) analysis, design, and installation for physical protection, nuclear materials management, and equipment testing/evaluation

  • Apply the principles of engineering to design components and systems using applicable standards and specifications
  • Assess and validate fulfilment of defense in depth concept.
  • Perform Vulnerability Assessments (VA)
  • Perform models and simulations to analyze and assess the effectiveness of physical protection systems on the sites
  • Determine the Physical Protection Systems for the site
  • Identification of safety requirements.
  • Participate in technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for physical protection system
  • Evaluate physical security designs/implementations for compliance with requirements
  • SME's in Detection/Delay/Response, VA, Mod/Sim, etc.
  • Ensure the implementation of engineering codes and standards.
  • Use computer tools for safety analysis.
  • Analyze and interpret the results of safety tests.
  • Produce nuclear safety documentation.
  • Support all phases of the systems lifecycle including concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposal
  • Maintain design documentation and follow configuration management requirements